International News-Daily Digest: 2 Key Updates
1. British Foreign secretary Boris Johnson quits over Brexit plans
Foreign secretary Boris Johnson and Brexit minister David Davis resigned over plans for a “soft Brexit” of the UK government.
2. China launches two satellites for Pakistan
China successfully lunched 2 satellites for its ally Pakistan in order to track down Indian actions. The launch of 2 satellites named PRSS-1 and PakTES-1A marks another space cooperation between the 2 countries. The former is made by China, ,while the order is Pakistan’s scientific experiment satellite, which can be carried out through day and night monitoring.
In August 2011, China had launched PAKSAT-1R, a communication satellite for Pakistan, which has already 5 satellites in space. The launch of these satellites adds another space cooperation between Pakistan and China.